Toilet and sewer pipe backups may result in sewage entering your basement or other portions of your home or company. This dark, thick water is highly hazardous and contains quite a lot of dangerous contaminants. These contaminants consist of pathogens, bacteria and viruses and present health risks and illness dangers if people or animals experience exposure. Finding a remedy to these problems ASAP is imperative, as is getting rid of the sewage from your home or business. Having knowledge of what may lead to sewer backups may help you avoid a hazardous situation in your home or basement. Please see this list of things that may help prevent sewage backups that can occur in your home or business:
Our procedures for Category 3 water (also known as sewer and contaminated water backup) cleaning, following the IICRC industry standards, consists of:
1. Ensuring safety for all employees and occupants by placing restrictions on site access to remediation personnel only in order to prevent health related occurrences.
2. Health & safety survey and complete building assessment.
3. Ensure all restoration personnel are supplied with the proper personal protection equipment (PPE). This includes but is not limited to:
4. Put engineering controls in place, as well as critical barriers if needed to stop any cross-contamination from occurring.
5. Preventing all potential hazards and safety risks if possible.
6. Bulk water, soil, and contaminates removal
7. Eradication and disposal of all contaminate affected porous and semi-porous items that is not restorable – which can include but is not limited to:
8. Implement cleaning methods and use of EPA certified biocides and antimicrobials
9. Manual cleaning of all remaining structure areas
10. A clearance test by a third-party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is recommended to assure the building is returned to a pre-affected condition for health and safety.
11. Drying of all materials affected by the sewer water intrusion back to pre-loss dry state
12. After completion of remediation – Cleaning of all equipment used
13. Disposal of all demo materials removed from the project
Reach out to the PuroClean professionals for sewage abatement, cleaning and remediation. Whether it’s from a stopped up toilet, flood waters or sewer pipe backups to take care of the problem for your home or business. PuroClean uses the latest, state-of-the-art equipment and cleansing tools to completely and effectively clean and remediate all affected items and structures.
The high standard of our sewage abatement and cleaning services along with the rapidity in which we complete the work, and the sheer compassion we demonstrate throughout the process make us your complete water damage restoration and remediation company. PuroClean promises to do whatever it takes to save, clean and restore all properties that are within our service regions.
*Not all PuroClean offices provide sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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